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HOUSTON - Kevin Balke turned his SUV southeastward, checked his instruments and confirmed he was ready. Nearly a mile of concrete stood before him with plenty of room to run, ......
The Rose Bowl is upping its game as the new season approaches, unveiling one of the stadium’s original locker room spaces. Reborn as a mini-museum, the locker room will be open to public tours a
Judy Chicago gets her due, painted earrings, Coqui Coqui in Bora Bora — and more.
Federal officials have issued new rules for nighttime landings and control-tower staffing at San Francisco International Airport after an Air Canada jet nearly struck planes on the ground last month.
A tall grave marker in the middle of a cemetery in this Hamilton neighbourhood recalls a great, tragic romance that lives to this day in a song sung around the world.
Tucked aft on deck seven is the most fabulously well-located infinity pool.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is announcing the start of major construction for a new, light-filled train hall across from the cramped and dark Penn Station. The Democratic governor said Thursday ......
Several people have been hurt after a truck in Barcelona ploughed into pedestrians.   
Pictures taken by Scott MacKenzie, head gamekeeper at the 23,000-acre Fearann Eilean Iarmain estate, show heavily eroded roadside verges and vehicles stuck in mud.
For years, the region has battled its reputation for unexpectedly sweet and cloying wines. It’s time to look again.
JetBlue announced Thursday it will operate a new flight from Orlando International Airport to Atlanta starting in March. It will be the first nonstop daily route between the two cities for JetBlue, wh
Universal Orlando has announced the five scare zones that will be part of the 2017 Halloween Horror Nights. Two are based on movies — “The Purge” and “Trick ’r Treat” — and three are ori
NEW YORK — Lonely Planet has a new free app called Trips that offers inspiration for travel, along with an easy way for users to create visually driven stories about their own trips.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A van veered onto a promenade Thursday and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona, swerving back and forth as it mowed pedestrians down and turned a picturesque
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A van veered onto a promenade Thursday and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona, swerving back and forth as it mowed pedestrians down and turned a picturesque
Fans of Elvis Presley can now rent out his old home via AirBnB.
Walt Disney World has shared more information about yet another new area springing up at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park. The Muppets Courtyard and other nearby structures will be the base for
The pair was filmed by a passerby in Sochi - one of southern Russia's busy Black Sea resorts - as they jumped in the fountain to cool off from the 30 degree heat.
NEW ORLEANS - News that Louisiana's favourite crustacean has turned up as an invasive species in Michigan prompted a local tourism agency to create a pop-up crawfish festival in Michigan. A ...
With solar eclipse fever at full blast, the weeklong Total Eclipse Cruise to the eastern Caribbean adds a live performance by Bonnie Tyler, who will belt out “Total Eclipse of the Heart” befor
Autumn is golden in Yellowstone National Park when aspens, oaks and grasses change color and crowds subside. It's also a good time to watch wolves and elk in the wild; fall is the elks' rutting se
Meet the mysterious Korowai tribe of south eastern Papua, Indonesian New Guinea. Until the 1970s, it is believed they were unaware of the existence of any other people on earth.
Boozy Brits heading to Bulgaria are in for a rude awakening as the country begins a 'war on noise' that has already prompted a music festival to cancel and seen nightclubs raided.
The museum-like quality of the "boneyard" delights enthusiasts, though access is hard to get.             
The new coaster's cars wil spin 360 degrees as you ride, adding to the thrills.             
The youngsters (pictured) were filmed pelting after the remote controlled aircraft as it buzzed over their heads at the Glen Garriff Conservation centre in Harrismith, South Africa, in July.
COVINGTON, La. - A Louisiana city will place a statue of novelist Walker Percy in a park. The Covington City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to put the bronze statue of Percy ......
In new book Epic Drives of the World, a variety of intrepid adventurers detail their experiences of travelling by car across incredible landscapes, from the U.S to New Zealand.
Great American Bites celebrates 10 standout breakfast destinations across the country from prior restaurant reviews.             
PHOENIX - Construction of a new camera-based pilot system to a wrong-way driver detection and warning system is underway along a Phoenix freeway. The Arizona Department of Transportation says prelimi
In one of the city’s most memorable spectacles, amateur performers unleash their inner rock star where the Berlin Wall once stood.
The Azuma train uses technology stemming from Japanese bullet trains and can accelerate faster than existing services on the UK network.
The house in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, was where John Milton completed his epic masterpiece and now holds the world's biggest collection of first and early editions of his work.
The Foreign Office and travel agents have urged British tourists not to take their e-cigarettes to Thailand because they could face a decade behind bars or a heavy fine.
Looking for a cool European minibreak destination? Look no further than Vienna, a city that mixes offbeat and interesting cultural events with an unbeatable old world charm.
Sarah Bridge spends five days on board the Richard With, one of Norwegian shipping line Hurtigruten's 13 ships, and sails along Norway's spectacular crinkled coastline.
A blue Honda Jazz was spotted parked in the trolley bay of a shopping centre in the Western Sydney suburb of Penrith, outraging locals when it was posted online by the NSW Police.
With more than 300,000 people migrating to Australia in the past five years, big changes have had to be made. Incredible aerial maps show suburbs transform in the blink of an eye.
A new roller coaster that briefly leaves riders hanging 150 feet above the ground will pack a lot of thrills into a small space when it debuts next summer at Knott’s Berry Farm. The HangTime div
BILLINGS, Mont. - A sprawling central Montana nature reserve has purchased a 46,000-acre (186-square kilometre) ranch bordering a federal refuge as it advances toward its goal of establishing a Connec
SALT LAKE CITY - Thousands of Utah residents are flocking to a planetarium in Salt Lake City this week to buy solar eclipse glasses to make sure they get safe ...
PHOENIX (AP) — The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter.
SAN FRANCISCO - More than 60 stories above the ground, construction workers climb makeshift stairs and cross narrow steel planks to put the finishing touches on Salesforce Tower, now San ...
First millennial-targeted cruise line launches next spring, as others ratchet up offerings for 21- to 45-year-olds.
SAN FRANCISCO - More than 60 stories above the ground, construction workers climb makeshift stairs and cross narrow steel planks to put the finishing touches on Salesforce Tower, now San ......
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines continues to have computer problems that are causing its best customers to lose a major perk — early boarding. The airline said Wednesday that it partially fixed
KENSINGTON, Md. — For anyone who drives around the Capital Beltway, the soaring white spires are a familiar sight — and yet a complete mystery to most.
KENSINGTON, Md. - For anyone who drives around the Capital Beltway, the soaring white spires are a familiar sight — and yet a complete mystery to most. Maryland children have grown ......
The baby walrus born at SeaWorld Orlando this summer now has an official name. She will be called Ginger, which was determined by an online survey. That beat out two other options, Gabi and Umma. When
A YouTube video compilation has emerged of some of the most incredible feats of the year so far from around the world and it’s had over a million views so far.
Chart-topper Luis Fonsi has been unveiled as the new tourism ambassador for his native Puerto Rico.
The 2017 edition of the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival looms: The first day of the 75-day event is Aug. 31, the earliest start in its history. Sentinel food writer Lauren Delgado and I had s
A tax on foreign buyers has slowed down the housing market in Toronto, which was “gangbusters” a year ago, but new condos are still selling quickly.
The national forest between Mount Adams and Mount St. Helens is berry-picking heaven. This year all pickers must have a permit.
In the 1960s and '70s, the daredevil on two wheels skyrocketed to fame for his planned jumps, which often ended in failure. Now the museum displays his gear and chronicles his feats.
Who makes the best craft vodka, whiskey, rum, gin and specialty spirits? You decide!             
This is one adventure you should research beforehand             
Whatever you're looking for, New York's got it             
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. - New York state officials say they're investigating a possible wastewater discharge near Niagara Falls similar to one last month that turned the water below the world-famous .....
Enjoy the highlights of Peru on a seven-day small-group tour offered by JourneYou. The excursion begins with an overnight stay in Lima and a city tour, followed by a flight to Cuzco. Participants
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